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Our Mission

Our mission is simple. To empower people to sleep & breath better, feel better, and live better.

Our dedicated team of clinicians leverage the power of sleep and breath to reduce hospitalization, reduce healthcare costs, and improve patient health outcomes.

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Our Story

iSLEEP was founded in 2017 with a simple mission. To expand access to home sleep solutions, reduce healthcare utilization, improve patient health outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs.

 

From day one, we knew that there had to be a better way. We knew that we had to be different. We knew that the only thing that truly mattered was the patients that trusted us to provide the care that they needed. 

Fast forward to today and we've come a long way from the garage that we started in. We are a  nationally recognized leader in the field of home sleep and respiratory solutions.

Our value based care approach collectively save our clients, patients, and payors, more than 20 million dollars annually. 

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John Hickok: iSLEEP's CEO and Founder

John Hickok, RPSGT
CEO & Founder

John began his career in Sleep Medicine at the age of 16 in Las Vegas, NV. He became a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist at the age of 19. He has founded multiple startups in the area of Sleep Medicine. In 2017, John founded iSLEEP to improve access to care, reduce health utilization and to improve patient health outcomes. John is passionate about value based care, population health, and outcomes management. John leads the iSLEEP team in enhancing clinical outcomes, developing our technological and data capabilities,. and implementing various value based care strategies. 

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Matt Forman, MHA
President & COO

Matthew serves as President & COO of iSleep and is responsible for the development and implementation of the iSleep long-term strategic plans. He’s involved with integrating strategic, operational and financial plans, as well as furthering value-based care strategies. Prior to his current role, Matthew served in leadership positions at Providence St. Joseph Health and Sutter Health. His professional experience includes service line development, operations, system strategy, and implementation. Matthew attended the University of Nevada Reno and earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. He furthered his education by completing a Masters of Health Administration at the University of Southern California.

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Vikas Jain, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Jain is a board certified and fellowship trained Sleep Medicine Specialist. He completed his fellowship at Stanford University, one of the world’s premier sleep medicine training programs. He is a leader in the field of sleep medicine and currently serves as an Advisor to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine as well as on the Board of Directors of the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (the board that credentials sleep technologists worldwide). He has also earned the distinction of Fellow by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, an honor only bestowed upon physicians who demonstrate special competency in Sleep Medicine and have displayed significant contributions to the field.

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Molly Caneday, MBA
Marketing Director

Molly is responsible for identifying, developing and executing iSleep marketing strategies and programs on brand development, patient experience and digital innovation. She leads the iSleep brand transformation and strives to continuously evolve the patient experience, and deliver an engaging brand experience that propels growth. She is responsible for sponsorships and as applicable, working with digital marketing experts in paid, owned and earned media. Molly completed her bachelors degree with honors in Marketing at Oklahoma State University and earned an MBA at Baylor University.

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Jake Hargis, MPH
Chief Strategy Officer

Jake serves as Chief Strategy Officer for iSleep. He provides strong leadership and accountability for the strategic success of the business. Jake’s professional experience includes oversight of clinical and business operations, business optimizations, corporate financial analysis and planning, and strategic management of specialty physicians’ practices. He attended University of Nevada Reno and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Ecology. Jake will complete a Masters of Public Health in Health Administration & Policy in April 2020, also from the University of Nevada Reno.

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Billy McLaughlin, MPA
Regional Sales Director

Billy McLaughlin serves as a Regional Sales Director, creating new partnerships with organizations in the transportation and medical fields. Billy has previously held several business development positions in the healthcare industry. Billy earned his Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare Management in 2016. He currently resides in Scottsdale, AZ.

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James Lynch, MD
Chairman

Dr. James Lynch serves as chairman of iSleep and IXE Healthcare Group. Dr. Lynch is actively involved in improving healthcare on the local, regional and national stage. He completed residency training at the Mayo Clinic. He went on to complete a spine fellowship at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in Queens Square, London, UK, followed by a spine fellowship at Mayo Clinic and an additional spine fellowship under Volker Sonntag, MD, at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. He is board-certified in neurological surgery. Dr. Lynch has 25 years of experience in complex spine surgery, cervical disorders, degenerative spine, spinal deformities, trauma, tumor infection and minimally invasive spine surgery. He performs over 600 spine surgeries per year in both hospital and outpatient center settings with particular interest in minimally invasive procedures and robotic spine surgery. Learn more about Dr. Lynch at www.spinenevada.com.

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Carlene Slusher, MBA
Chief Financial Offier

Carlene is a personable senior level executive with more than 12 years of progressive experience in public and non-profit accounting, critical access hospital finance and accounting, and rural health clinic finance and accounting. Her strengths include financial operations, oversight of accounting, budget, and financial analysis and reporting, revenue cycle management, financing activities, team development, and accounts receivable management. Carlene is experienced in preparing annual budgets, operational and capital financial planning and strategic planning as part of a senior leadership team.

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Ashley Grove, RPSGT
Clinical Operations Manager

Ashley Grove serves as the Operations Manager of iSLEEP. She has more than 11 years of experience working in all facets of sleep medicine, from the specialty clinic to the sleep lab. Ashley is a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, who leads our team with a focus on the patient experience and value-based outcomes. Before leading our operations, Ashley led our compliance team which attributed to over 90% treatment compliance for our patient population.

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